Montclair Brewery reflects on state’s changes to rules for small breweries

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAs Montclair Brewery opens this week, microbreweries are trying to figure out what restrictions they will be held to in the wake of the state attempting to severely regulate their operations. Last...
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Montclair CFO wants to mandate employee direct deposit

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWith only nine township employees not opting for direct deposit and three recent incidents of double paycheck cashing, Padmaja Rao, Montclair’s chief financial officer, thinks making the township’s payroll mandatory direct...

Farmers’ market, community garden slated for Crane Park

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers' market and community garden are coming to Crane Park, initiatives that may help address the Fourth Ward's status as a so-called "food desert." The Montclair Center Business Improvement...

Debate rages over whether Montclair is being over-developed

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair is experiencing a commercial real estate boom, with roughly 1,000 residential units either under construction, approved or proposed for the Bloomfield Avenue corridor. And the question of whether these apartments and...
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Film tax incentives could drive up production here

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news On any given day up to two films are shot in the hometown of the Montclair Film Festival. A bill encouraging production companies to film in New Jersey with new tax...

Montclair BID chief grilled by council on farmers’ market plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers’ market is coming to Crane Park, and a community garden is also in the works for the plot of land, although the initiator of those two projects apologized to the...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers.The N.J. Board of Public...
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Photos: Georgian Inn’s Carriage House relocates

It was moving day Monday, July 17, for the Carriage House, as the red brick building was relocated from the back of the site of the Georgian Inn. It wasn’t much of a move,...

Planning board to hold special meeting on Lackawanna

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsLackawanna Plaza plans proposed by Pinnacle and the Hampshire Real Estate companies for a mixed-use development will be heard by the planning board on Monday, May 14.The mixed-use project would transform...

Should Church Street become a pedestrian plaza?

Montclair resident Lucy Ziesing began a petition on Change.org asking the council to consider closing off Church Street to vehicular traffic.